Last year, Borden entered an Alford plea to malicious wounding, essentially declining to admit guilt, but acknowledging that there was enough evidence to convict him. Two others charged in Harris’ attack have already been convicted and sentenced in the case. The last suspect is scheduled to go on trial in February, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer.
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“As with all prosecutions surrounding the August 12, 2017 attack of DeAndre Harris, this office is hopeful that today’s outcome brings some measure of solace and closure to him and the community at large,” Commonwealth’s Attorney Joseph Platania said after Borden was sentenced, the AP reports.During the sentencing hearing on Monday, Borden insisted that he was not a racist and apologized to Harris, who was not present.